[Qt-creator] [Development] [FYI] on gerrit change retargeting requests

J-P Nurmi jpnurmi at qt.io
Mon Sep 5 19:20:29 CEST 2016

> On 05 Sep 2016, at 18:53, Marc Mutz <marc.mutz at kdab.com> wrote:
>> On Wednesday 31 August 2016 16:12:55 Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
>> with the upcoming qtcon and my subsequent vacation, my availability will
>> be rather sporadic, so consider this:
>> - i'm not going to do reviews on a regular basis, so it's unwise to just
>>  add me to them and expect a reaction. send me a direct mail.
>>  - this recommendation actually applies irrespective of current plans -
>>    sometimes i actually want to get some work done instead of just doing
>>    reviews. ;)
>> - you can also ask frederik gladhorn (fregl)
>> generally speaking, send a complete list of change urls, as we can just
>> paste that into the script which performs the operation. that's also the
>> reason why a single mail (or irc messsage) instead of adding us to n
>> reviews is always preferred. please don't give verbal descriptions of
>> ranges - somebody has to do the click and paste orgy anyway, and that
>> should be you. ;)
> And please, pretty please, don't _abandon_ changes and resubmit them to a 
> different branch. _Do_ ask Ossi or Frederik to re-target on the server, _esp_ 
> if you've already run into half a dozen revisions. Submitting a new change 
> without the ability to use inter-change diffs is just rude towards the 
> reviewers.

Let us move our own changes. If you're worried about abuse, downgrade any +2 to +1 on branch change. Problem solved.

J-P Nurmi

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